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News from CASCW: November eUpdate

Our November eUpdate is now available. Beginning this month, we are including updates from our partners at Gamble-Skogmo Chair in Child Welfare and Youth Policy, located down the hall from us at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work. Topics of the November eUpdate are focused on National Adoption […]

November is National Adoption Month

Image source: National Adoption Month website / Child Welfare Information Gateway

Since 1995 the U.S. has recognized November as National Adoption Month. This year’s theme is Promoting and Supporting Sibling Connections. The theme was chosen to recognize the unique bond between siblings, which research has shown to be influential in children’s […]

New Minn-LInK brief focuses on child protection and the achievement gap

CASCW’s new Minn-LInK brief, Child Protection and the Achievement Gap, details a recent study whose purpose was to evaluate the educational outcomes of youth involved in Child Protective Services (CPS) at varying levels, including involvement in an accepted case of child protection (CP) and involvement in out-of-home placement (OHP).

Specifically, the […]

Events in November 2014

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